Category Archives: Relationships

Don’t eat all my candy

Other than stocking up on sugary swag for my kiddos and no time to enjoy a delicious meal cooked and served by somebody else because you are a T4T Team Captain food specials at local eateries, Valentine’s Day was just … Continue reading

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My beloved finally came home.  One day.  That’s precisely how long we lasted before beer entered the equation.  Just 24 hours and it was off to the races.  How the hell did it even happen?  This wasn’t the plan– far … Continue reading

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“Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm, and harmony.”  ~ Thomas Merton Until very recently happiness as a constant evaded me. Sure, I reacted to specific circumstances with a feeling of happiness, but it was … Continue reading

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Day of Valentine

Valentine’s Day means very little to me.  I’ve never brought into the hype.  Chocolate and flowers do nothing for this girl.  I’m not romantic.  Over the top displays of affection, sappy stuff, or pricey dates aren’t my style.  Just be … Continue reading

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Holly gets hitched

Holly Ann Reed  [Holly Lavaughn Elder] + Richard Ross-Roth Married  ♥  12 March 2015  ♥  Coolidge, AZ My sister-in-law tied the knot Thursday in her hometown.  Holly deserves the absolute best in a husband.  Richard gained an incredible woman as … Continue reading

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Waiting on Boaz

Perhaps the most significant lesson from the Bible comes from the story of Ruth and Boaz. Thank you, Kristal, for making my day.  First this hysterical broad and now detailed instructions for what to avoid in my love life?!  What … Continue reading

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Ends and beginnings

“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” How’s that for a cliché breakup quote?  Several days ago my significant other and I parted ways.  In an highly atypical move I spoke very little of it on this blog.  … Continue reading

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